Martha Robertson

8 January 1890–5 March 1979 (Age 89)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Robertson was born on 8 January 1890, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Walter Robertson, was 37 and her mother, Martha Johnston, was 37. She married Jesse W Williams on 15 May 1909, in Kearney, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Acadia, Acadia No. 34, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 5 March 1979, in Beaumont, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rolly View, Leduc County, Alberta, Canada.

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Jesse W Williams
Martha Robertson
Marriage: 15 May 1909
Jessie Irene Williams
Georgia L. Williams
Walter Ellis Williams
Ella Minnie Williams
Alberta May Williams
Bernice Viele Williams
Clifford Ray Williams
Russel Roy Williams
Doris Marie Williams
Margaret Wiliams
Martha Mae Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1909Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 8
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 26
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Martha Robertson in household of Martha Robertson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Martha Williams in household of Jess Williams, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
    • Martha Williams in household of Jesse Williams, "Canada Census, 1916"

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